songbird_102

Canada

I'm eighteen years old. I'm from Ontario, Canada and am currently in my first year of my BA in arts and social sciences at Dalhousie in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I've been writing privately since I was six and appreciate any constructive criticism.

songbird_102 (Canada) published:

Leather Boots

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The brown leather was faded, with creases marking the regular bends of my foot. Today had not been easy. The wind made my trek an extra hour longer. My legs burned from the long walk to and then from, town. Manon is in the next room, asleep, her small six-year-old body probably curled in a fetal position. Hands clenched, brow furrowed. Stomach not full, but not empty either. Her wool blanket would keep her warm, though. I involuntarily let out...

about 3 years ago

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songbird_102 (Canada) published:

To All the Girls Whose Fathers Broke Their Hearts Before Any Boy Ever Could

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To All the Girls Whose Fathers Broke Their Hearts Before Any Boy Ever Could,
Do not listen to him. You are wonderful. You are worth it. You always have been, and you always will be.
Do not make excuses for him, but do not hold a bitter attitude. Your anger, your pain, and your hurt will not burn him. It will consume you, though. It will destroy you slowly and painfully from the inside out. It will burn you until...

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songbird_102 (Canada) published:

Lady Macbeth's Suicide Letter

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They know. They know. I shake as I write. I heard them, a group of thanes, standing in a darkened hallway. “The physician has reported to me that Lady Macbeth has been reliving the night of King Duncan’s death. As the murderer's accomplice.”
“Is Macbeth another accomplice? Or the murderer?”
“The scenes he made at the feast… The attention he drew to Banquo… Banquo was found dead, was he not? Could he have killed Banquo, too?”
“We can all agree...

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songbird_102 (Canada) published:

The Invitation

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Calanthe
It started years ago, all of this madness. How could he have done all of this? How could moy lyubyashchiy muzh, my loving husband, have done all of this? He had been so sweet when we met. He had smiled, asked me about myself; not just pay the check. When we met I was at the tender age of nineteen. I was nineteen years old and a durachit', a fool. We met in the winter in Paris....
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over 3 years ago

songbird_102 (Canada) published:

Leather Boots

FREE WRITING

The brown leather was faded, with creases marking the regular bends of my foot. Today had not been easy. The wind made my trek an extra hour longer. My legs burned from the long walk to and then from, town. Manon is in the next room, asleep, her small six year old body probably curled in a fetal position. Hands clenched, brow furrowed. Stomach not full, but not empty either. Her wool blanket would keep her warm, though. I involuntarily...

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over 3 years ago

songbird_102 (Canada) published:

The Invitation

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Calanthe
It started years ago, all of this madness. How could he have done all of this? How could moy lyubyashchiy muzh, my loving husband, have done all of this? He had been so sweet when we met. He had smiled, asked me about myself; not just pay the check. When we met I was at the tender age of nineteen. I was nineteen years old and a durachit', a fool. We met in the winter in Paris....
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over 3 years ago

songbird_102 (Canada) reviewed:

Diary of a "Smart Kid" Excerpt

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Use more descriptive language, and describe why Grace feels the way she does before the gas knocks her out. If the writer makes the reader feel what Grace feels, they will have a hooked audience.

over 3 years ago